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20% additional enriched uranium found in Iran, negotiations are becoming complex

According to a New York Times article, one month until the self-imposed deadline to reach a final agreement with Iran, international inspectors have reported that in the past eighteen months Iran has increased its uranium enrichment by 20%. 389 more words


The Iran scam worsens: the North Korea - China connection

It is likely that the P5+1 nuke “deal” with Iran will be approved soon. Military and other nuke sites which Iran has not “disclosed” will not be inspected. 2,329 more words


Iran parliament votes to limit inspections vital to nuclear deal, with deadline looming

Sunday, Iran’s parliament to oppose the inspections of government military sites as part of a pending, multi-nation agreement to curb the country’ nuclear program — potentially complicating a final deal ahead of a June 30 deadline. 321 more words

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Iran talks slipping into old habits

With roughly two weeks still to go before they reach their June 30 deadline, negotiators in Vienna are already talking about an extension, so that ought to give you some idea how far apart the two sides still are in drafting a comprehensive agreement (and even if they’re just posturing, they’re posturing for a reason). 703 more words


Will Saudi Arabia Go Nuclear?

Will Saudi Arabia make a nuclear bomb? The short and quick answer is ‘no.’ If you want a longer answer, it is still negative, but qualified. 1,858 more words

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Iran Targets $75 Oil Amid Plans for Post-Sanctions Output Boost

Iran, OPEC’s fifth-biggest producer, sees $70-$75 per barrel as a suitable price for crude, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said, as markets show signs of a partial recovery from last year’s collapse. 350 more words


Ankit Panda: What Really Happened in the Persian Gulf on April 28, 2015?

Ankit Panda writes: A 65,000 ton, Danish-owned, Singapore-chartered, container ship, en route to the United Arab Emirates from Saudi Arabia, manned mostly by Eastern European and Asian sailors, is intercepted, boarded, and confiscated by the Iranian navy, prompting a U.S. 722 more words

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